The Michigan School Wellness Award


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The Michigan School Wellness Award

The Michigan School Wellness Award aims to encourage schools statewide to create healthy school environments by establishing School Health Teams, completing the Healthy School Action Tools (HSAT) and implementing sustainable policy and environmental changes. The deadline to receive completed applications is midnight EST April 18, 2018. Find the application here, along with more information about the award. The […]

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Help Us Welcome Adam

We welcomed Adam Jenks to our team as the Program Coordinator this November. Adam comes to SRTS with experience in public education, working with students in youth engagement and empowerment programming. Before coming aboard, Adam worked as a social studies teacher at Battle Creek Central High School, serving as the lead advisor to the BCC

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Fall Fire Up Your Feet Challenge

This year’s Fall Fire Up Your Feet Challenge is taking off. The 20 schools in Michigan who have been actively tracking physical activity have been joined by 21 newly registered schools. This highlights that there is still time to register and join the challenge to track physical activity. To be eligible to earn prizes, schools

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TIGER Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. The TIGER Funding Opportunity application deadline is October 16, 2017.  The selection criteria remain fundamentally the same as previous rounds of the TIGER

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Back to School Safety

Autumn’s colors are seen with the return of fall winds which prompt us to pull our sweaters out of drawers and builds excitement for warm apple cider. As we adjust our seasonal routines, we must be sure we take note of returning student walkers and bikers during our daily routes. Safe Routes to School supports

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